Posts Tagged ‘oral health’

What Is Plaque And How Do I Get Rid Of It?

Friday, May 18th, 2018
Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

Learn about plaque and how to get rid of it at home.

At your dental appointments, you’ve likely experienced a professional clean as the dentist removes plaque from your teeth. This is not the most pleasant experience, as a scraping instrument is used to force plaque off the teeth. If you’ve ever wondered about what plaque is and how to get rid of it on your own, we’ve got the answers! (more…)

3 Common Causes Of Tooth Sensitivity

Friday, May 4th, 2018
Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Learn about three common causes of tooth sensitivity.

Tooth sensitivity is very common for people of all ages, but there are a few causes of tender teeth. The good news is that tooth sensitivity is treatable, so be sure to visit your dentist if you experience sensitivity and discomfort when eating or drinking. From brushing too hard to grinding teeth, here are three common causes of tooth sensitivity. (more…)

The Best and Worst Foods For Your Teeth

Friday, April 27th, 2018
Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

Check out this list of the best and worst foods for your teeth.

The food you eat will always impact your teeth- for better or for worse. While regular oral care, including brushing and flossing daily and visiting your dentist twice a year, is very important, your food and drink choices also have a huge impact on your teeth. (more…)

How To Stop Grinding Your Teeth At Night

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Learn how to stop grinding your teeth at night.

Do you find yourself waking up with a sore jaw and tooth pain? If it happens frequently, you may be grinding your teeth at night. Teeth grinding can develop at any age, and is most often done while unconscious in a deep sleep. Continue reading to learn more about the causes of teeth grinding and a few treatment options. (more…)

3 Special Oral Health Concerns For Pregnant Women

Friday, March 2nd, 2018
Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Learn more about the special oral health concerns for pregnant women.

Pregnancy brings many changes to a woman’s life, including her oral health. Many women are unaware of the changes they should expect to see in their oral health before they become pregnant, but it’s an important discussion to have. While you may think of oral health as just brushing and flossing daily, pregnant women are often concerned about a lot more oral health problems. (more…)

Why Chewing Ice Is Bad For Your Teeth

Friday, February 16th, 2018
Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Learn why chewing ice is bad for your teeth.

Do you find yourself often chewing ice? Many people tend to chew the ice in their soda when it’s a very hot day, and they need to cool down, or when enjoying a shaved ice treat. While chewing ice now and then won’t lead to long-term effects, it only takes one hard bite to break a tooth. Continue reading to learn about the dangers of chewing ice, and what ice cravings could mean for your health. (more…)

How Bad Is Soda For Your Teeth?

Friday, February 9th, 2018
Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Do you know how much damage soda does to your teeth?

Many dentists tell their patients to avoid things that are bad for their teeth, such as candy and soda. However, do you know what soda really does to your teeth and what types of drinks are the worst for your oral health? Continue reading to learn all about the negative effects that soda has on your teeth and how to maintain a healthy smile. (more…)

Dental Health Resolutions For 2018

Friday, January 5th, 2018
For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

For 2018, make a resolution to improve your oral health!

At the beginning of a new year, we tend to think about ways we can improve our lives and our health. This year, make improving your oral health a resolution! Your dental health is an essential part of your overall health and wellness, although it often goes overlooked. Take the time in 2018 to provide extra care to your teeth and gums, and commit to a great year of oral health! (more…)

Why Do I Need To Floss?

Friday, November 17th, 2017
flossing technique

Ever wondered why dentists always tell you to floss? Here’s why!

While most people keep up with brushing their teeth twice a day, many people don’t keep up with another crucial step in their oral health routine: flossing. Flossing can be seen of as a chore, but it’s the greatest tool you have for protecting your teeth from plaque. If you’ve ever wondered why flossing is so important, we have the answers! (more…)

Why Should Adults Consider Braces?

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
adult braces

It’s never too late to get braces to improve your smile!

While it was once thought that braces were only meant for kids and teenagers, adult braces are becoming much more popular. Adults can comprise up to 25 percent of orthodontic patients, and there are plenty of reasons why an adult may contemplate getting braces later in life. (more…)